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    To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3) by Jason Lewis    All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World by Zora O'Neill    Summary of Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Collection of My Paintings and Art Work by Valerie Sheppard    Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five by John    American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn Prince    A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801) by James L. McWilliams    The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain by Mick Conefrey    Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam by Daniel O. Killman    Nick Sanders: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: Volume 1: 1957-1990 by Nick Sanders    On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer by Norman Hardie    Into the Unknown by Joy Dunicliff    Jefferson's America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation by Julie M. Fenster    Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor by Derek Parker    Outback: The Discovery of Australia's Interior by Derek Parker    Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human by George Michelsen Foy    Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex by Owen Chase    Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen    The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting by Fernanda Santos    Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering by Maurice Isserman    Buckley's Chance by Bob Stevens    Buckley's Chance by Bob Stevens    Into a Raging Sea: My Life and the Pendleton Rescue by Bernie Webber    The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible by Chanan Tigay    Alone But Never Lonely by Bob Fidler    Trespassing Across America: One Man's Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland by Ken Ilgunas    Stairway to a Dream by Alexander Markitanov    A Curious Life for a Lady: The Story of Isabella Bird by Pat Barr    Canadian Wilds by Martin Hunter    Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay by Ang Tharkay    Where's Frank? An Intrepid Leader, 18 Boy Scouts, 10,000 Miles in an Open Truck by Lloyd Philip Johnson    Promise at Dawn by Romain Gary    The Mystery of John Colter: The Man Who Discovered Yellowstone by Ronald M. Anglin & Larry E. Morris    My Journey Through War and Peace:Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker: Explorations of a Young Filmm by Melissa Burch    Crossing Denali: An Ordinary Man's Adventure Atop North America by Mike Fenner    Confessions of an Eccentric Dreamer: An Autobiography by Peter James McLean    The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan    Back Seat with Fish: A Man's Adventures in Angling and Romance by Henry Hughes    A Dirt Cheap (and Different) World by Hugh Hosch    Anthony Dalton 2-Book Bundle: River Rough, River Smooth / Arctic Naturalist by Anthony Dalton    Heroic Failure and the British by Stephanie Barczewski    Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller by Nancy Knudsen    Adventures with Indians and Game: Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains by William A. Allen    I Mind The Time Before I Was Born by Brent A. Connelly    Death Valley in '49: An Autobiography of a Pioneer Who Survived the California Desert by William Lewis Manly    Fair Wind and a Following Sea by Anthony (Jo) Johansen    The King's Ransom: More from the King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay    The Green Tunnel, A Hiker's Appalachian Trail Diary by Patrick Bredlau    A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham by Steve Kemper    Turtle Rider by Craig Wooton

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From Coast to Coast with Jack London

From Coast to Coast with Jack London by A-No. 1Another edition of the Hobo series as told by A No.1, this time featuring the famed Jack London. Many are familiar with his social activism and literary classics, Call of the Wild and White Fang, but here we have an intimate travelogue of the man behind the legend. Even before his rise to greatness, A No. 1 can sense something special in the young Jack London and reluctantly agrees to his persistent requests to partner up for a grand hobo trip across the states from New York to Oakland. This is a rare inside glimpse of a true man amongst men, building his character through the trials and tribulations...
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The Ways of the Hobo

The Ways of the Hobo by A-No. 1Composed at the turn of the century by A No. 1, the famous tramp, The Ways of the Hobo presents a United States where losing oneself in the landscape of America was truly possible. This is a world where identities are re-imagined in seconds and travel is as thrilling as it is dangerous. Follow A No. 1 as he travels amid the foothills of the Alleghenies, Lake Erie, Kansas City, San Diego, Oceanside and all points in between. The Ways of the Hobo is part of a large series authored and self-published by A No. 1. The series is a primer on subculture, counterculture, and anti-authoritarianism --...
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Peak Performance: The First Welsh Woman to Climb Everest

Peak Performance: The First Welsh Woman to Climb Everest by Tori JamesThe youngest British woman and first Welsh woman to climb Everest
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The Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane: And of Other Distinguised American Explorers

The Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane: And of Other Distinguised American Explorers by Samuel M. Smucker
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The Ringer

The Ringer by AnonymousIn April of 2012 Astronomers Paul Davies and Robert Wagner who are affiliated with Arizona State University, filmed five large UFOs flying over the surface of the moon. Even though Paul Davies is a theoretical physicist and a cosmologist who is now involved in astrobiology, and Robert Wagner is affiliated with ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, U.S. mainstream media did not consider this scientific research to be newsworthy. While scientific discoveries of this magnitude should be front page news, they are purposely buried, preventing any educative knowledge regarding extraterrestrials....
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A Will to Be Free Vol. 1

A Will to Be Free Vol. 1 by Booker T. WashingtonCollected here in this omnibus edition are three influential autobiographies of prominent men who rose up from slavery to greatness. Essential reading for anyone interested in African American Heritage. Included are Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington, Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass. Up from Slavery is one of the most influential biographies ever written. On one level it is the life story of Booker T. Washington and his rise from slavery to accomplished educator and activist. On another level...
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph by T. E. LawrenceSeven Pillars of Wisdom - A Triumph is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") while serving with rebel forces during the Arabian Revolt against the Ottoman Turks. The extraordinary breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned him international fame as Lawrence of Arabia, a title popularised by the 1962 film based on his life. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom has been called "a novel traveling under the cover of autobiography," capturing Lawrence's highly personal...
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A Will to Be Free

A Will to Be Free by Linda BrentCollected here in this omnibus edition are three influential autobiographies of prominent women whose rose up from slavery to greatness. Essential reading for anyone interested in African American Heritage. Included are Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs, Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth, and The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave by Mary Prince.

Slavery is a terrible thing, but it is far more terrible and harrowing for women than for men. Harriet Jacobs was owned by a brutal master who beat his slaves regularly and subjected them to indignations...
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Two Years Before the Mast (complete and annotated)

Two Years Before the Mast (complete and annotated) by Richard Henry DanaTwo Years Before The Mast is a wonderful, elegantly written adventure classic that is still enjoyable more than one hundred years after its original publication. This is Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s account of his life as a common seaman aboard the brig the Pilgrim which set out from Boston on August 14,1835 destined for California by way of the treacherous Cape Horn. Dana gives an engrossing, detailed account of the workings of the ship, the day-to-day routines of the deck hands, and the brutal shortcomings of inept, tyrannical officers. This "author's addition" includes a chapter written by Dana...
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The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, vol 2

The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, vol 2 by Washington IrvingWashington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author of the early 19th century. Best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip van Winkle (both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon), he was also a prolific essayist, biographer and historian. Irving and James Fenimore Cooper were the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and Irving is said to have encouraged authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edgar Allan Poe. Irving was also the U.S. minister to Spain 1842-1846.
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Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller

Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller by Nancy Knudsen

Nancy Knudsen never meant to go to Istanbul.

Maybe she might have included it as part of a holiday along with other dazzling European cities such as Venice, Paris or Salzburg. But the idea of actually living in a Muslim country as an ordinary citizen rather than tourist or expat corporate executive, would never have occurred to her.

Knudsen??s story is vivid, lively and sometimes hilarious, full of insights into things she wished she??d known before she arrived in an all-black apartment above a sports field, with not a word of Turkish. She found almost nothing in guidebooks or histories to help...

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Adventures in Europe and Central America: Travel Stories and Personal Reflections

Adventures in Europe and Central America: Travel Stories and Personal Reflections by Dennis Owen CleasbyDennis Cleasby has an insatiable curiosity for people, photography, art, cultures, and distant lands. Join the author and his wife as they travel through fifteen countries exploring ancient ruins and modern metropolises. This is a memoir reflecting the processes of travel, serendipitous, sought-after adventures, and making the best of the unexpected dangers. He writes about the daily treks, and offers a fresh vision of our world where meeting strangers is the measure of successful travel. The stories include old friendships and revisited places. Discover new treasures as the author uses wit...
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Healing Doses of Danger

Healing Doses of Danger by Ladislav SedlakThe text of this book does not fit any category. It's like listening to a storyteller around the campfire rather reading the book. The author does not use any common literary devices as gradation, dramatization or emotionalism. In spite of that, his book made such a strong impact on me that I still remember clearly every story.

-Egon Bondy

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The Seven Year-Old Pilot

The Seven Year-Old Pilot by Capt. Steven ArchilleFlying has been my dream since before I can remember... literally. My Aunt Odette tells me that when I was three years old, she took me with her to the Port-au-Prince International Airport to pick someone up, and when I saw an airliner up close for the first time, I excitedly yelled out, "I want to drive that!" I don't recall that event, but it serves as evidence that my fascination with flying began at a remarkably young age.

My first memory of wanting to fly came a few years later at the age of seven. I was on my very first flight, from Port-au-Prince to New York City, where I was going to...

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The English Governess at the Siamese Court

The English Governess at the Siamese Court by Anna LeonowensThe fascinating and somewhat sensationalist memoirs of Anna Leonowens, the English travel writer, educator, and social activist that became tutor to the wives and children of the king of Siam from 1862-68. Her story was later fictionalised in the book 'Anna and the King of Siam', which was adapted by Rogers and Hammerstein into the hit 1951 musical 'The King and I'.
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South

South by Sir Ernest Henry ShackletonIn 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton, aboard the Endurance, set off on an expedition to complete the first ever land-crossing of the Antarctic continent - coast to coast via the South Pole. This is the story of that fateful voyage, told by Shackleton himself.
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The Life of Captain James Cook

The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur KitsonA biography of one of the most famous and influential mariners of history: Captain James Cook FRS RN.
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The Lure of the Labrador Wild

The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon WallaceThe story of Leonidas Hubbard's ill-fated expedition to canoe up the Naskaupi River in Labrador, Canada, written by his companion on the journey Dillon Wallace.
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The True Story of Christopher Columbus

The True Story of Christopher Columbus by Elbridge Streeter BrooksA fantastic biography of one of the world's greatest explorers, Christopher Columbus, written by the prolific children's historian Elbridge Streeter Brooks.
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Wanderjahr: An odyssey of sorts

Wanderjahr: An odyssey of sorts by Richard BevisThis is a story of two young men, fresh from school, as they travel in search of knowledge about the world and themselves. Trying to reach Africa on motor scooters, they nearly circle the Mediterranean. The impulses and questions they have are archetypal: similar tales can be told by and of many others who have undertaken their own quests at the turning point between formal education and the decisions that will shape the rest of their lives.
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